Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Business

Botswana emerges from lockdown limping

Botswana this week lifted the nearly two month-long lockdown as the country limps to a difficult road ahead. The easing of some...

Consumer inflation shifts gears, picked up pace in April

A steep rise in electricity charges and disruption to food supplies helped push up consumer prices, with the monthly change in prices...

Botswana makes one step towards citizen economic empowerment

Purification and bottling of water, meat processing, packaging, fresh produce,  funeral parlours and importation of pre-owned cars are just some of the...

Citizen economic empowerment should be the business of every Motswana, not just Gov’t…

This week the Minister responsible for Trade and Investment Peggy Serame published the amended Industrial Development and Trade Acts. It is a...

The cooling property market…

There are fears that the local housing market is struggling as the sector continues to weaken, characterised by falling demand for high...

Explorer pursues world class mineral deposits in Botswana

Exploration company Kavango Resources, which believes that Botswana’s belly is hiding some world class mineral deposits, has announced the next stages in...

Lucara stumbles before Covid-19

Lucara Diamond Corp had a sluggish start in the first three months of the year, recording a quarterly loss as the diamond...

Economy after Covid-19, a big test for the policy makers

The global slowdown in demand and increased trade restrictions in light of the Covid-19 pandemic is expected to have profound impact on...

BERA explains decision on fuel prices revision

While a slump in oil prices is normally a cause for celebration for consumers and some businesses in fuel-guzzling countries, in Botswana...

ESP II should be Batswana enterprises centred

In few weeks or maybe even months from now, the nation expects to get more details on the anticipated Economic Stimulus Package...